Typical GRP Sectional Tank Components

1.  EXTERNAL LADDER:
Recommended where the height of the tank is greater than 1.5m. Optional safety hoops

 

2.  RAISED INLET VALVE CHAMBER:
Enables the control mechanism in the tank to be fitted at a higher level

 

3.  ACCESS MANWAY:
Hinged or “lift off” option

 

4.  TANK CONNECTIONS:
Overflows and warning pipes. Overflows should be twice the size of the inlet. The lower connection is an outlet connection or drain.

 

 

5.  1M TANK PANELS:
1m x1m truncated panel

 

6.  0.5M PANELS:
0.5m x1m truncated panel

 

7.  EXTERNAL BRACING:
Tank panel external support brace

 

8.  STAINLESS STEEL FASTENERS:
Standard practice would be stainless inside the tank and galvanised fasteners used externally.

 

9.  TANK FOUNDATION
Typical concrete foundation. Contact sales to discuss base requirements. Where possible the tank should be externally flanged.

 

10.  INTERNAL TIE RODS
Stainless steel Grade 316

 

11.  LID SUPPORT:
Lid support designed to support lids in tanks that span over 1m in width and length.

Tank components labelled tank

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